Monthly Archives: August 2012

HOLDING CAPACITY OF SWALE

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In  order to capture and store water on the Khare property, part of their permaulture design will include swales.  To figure out exactly how much water a swale will hold, the volume of the swale needs to be calculated.  The … Continue reading

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SOLAR PANEL PLACEMENT

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Last spring I took a class called Energy and Sustainability, with professor Lonnie gamble, and learned how to capture the most of the sun’s energy and turn it into electricity, by placing solar panels at optimal angles, in the correct … Continue reading

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FOOD FOREST ANALYSIS

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FOOD FOREST  The Khare Food Forest will sit on the eastern end of the property, covering an area of approximately .5 acres.  20% of this space is already covered by well established trees and a driveway, which leaves .4 acres … Continue reading

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